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Initiatives and Projects

Blended Learning Lab

Blended Learning Lab is a community of practice where Ryerson faculty and instructors can work with a team of instructional designers, instructional technologists, students, and administrators to re-think teaching and learning and re-design a classroom course for blended delivery.

Learn more about this initiative by visiting the Blended Learning Lab.

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LinkedIn Learning at Ryerson

LinkedIn Learning, external link, opens in new window is an online platform that offers more than 5,000 tutorials on business, creative and technology skills, all taught by industry experts. A provincial license for Lynda.com provides all current students, faculty and staff with free access until September 21, 2020.

Learn how to use LinkedIn Learning in your teaching by visiting LinkedIn Learning at Ryerson

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Open Education and Accessibility

Open education strives to eliminate barriers and provide access to high-quality educational experiences and resources by changing the way people produce, share, and build on knowledge. Open Educational Resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials (textbooks, tests, online modules or full courses, digital media, etc.), that can be used and reused for teaching, learning, and research.

Learn more by viewing Ryerson's projects with OER

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Student Experience Design (SXD) Lab

The eCampusOntario Student Experience Design Lab, external link, opens in new window empowers student-led, open innovation to create purposeful learning for a meaningful life. The SXD Lab and eLearning at Ryerson are partnering on a Ryerson student-led design project to explore solutions to the question How might we redefine the learning environment to better meet students’ needs?

Learn more by visiting the Ryerson SXD Lab.

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Consulting and Development

eLearning at Ryerson team provides support and consultation for evidence-based, innovative teaching with technology. We assist with a number of initiatives that will contribute significantly to the quality of the learning experience of our Ryerson students.

  • Scholarly Writing in Nursing Education: An open access textbook on scholarly writing in nursing to help students cultivate skills such as critical reading of healthcare knowledge, evaluating sources, and communicating through writing. Principal investigator: Jenniffer L Lapum. Leads: Oona St-Amant, Michelle Hughes,
    Andy Tan, Nada Savicevic.
  • Thriving in Action Online: A ThriveRU initiative helps struggling students thrive, academically and personally. An online version will curate the existing materials by providing a more flexible access. Leads: Diana Brecher, Deena Shaffer.
  • The Global History of Art and Design Online Course: An interdisciplinary course with a flexible access, that will explore foundational principles of art and design throughout human history. Leads: Caroline O'Brien, Iain Cameron, Alexa Winton.